Born and raised in Los Angeles, Mark Jackson was originally introduced to music by his father being an avid record collector and also playing the drums from an early age. Jackson prides himself on bridging different genres of music, incorporating scratching and pristine mixing.
Intrigued with the art of DJ'ing, and learning the craft from DJ's before his time - Jackson eventually saved enough money to afford a pair of turntables and began DJ’ing in college as a hobby. It soon came to be one of his true passions.
Considered an Open-Format DJ, Mark Jackson has played numerous events for corporations such as Nike, Redbull, MTV, Microsoft and Playboy TV. Also, having performed at some of Los Angeles' premier nightlife venues including Bootsy Bellows, Delilah, Warwick, The Nice Guy, SHOREbar, and Hyde to name a few - Jackson is extremely humbled and honored to do something he loves.
In addition to DJ'ing local Los Angeles venues, Mark Jackson has had the opportunity to DJ events/after parties for The Emmy's, VMA Awards, Golden Globes, Redbull's Winter X-Games, and has also served as tour DJ for Columbia Records pop duo, MKTO - playing concerts for thousands around the world opening for acts such as: One Republic, TLC, Boys II Men, Emblem 3, Jason Derulo and more.
Clients such as Leonardo DiCaprio, Katy Perry, Don Cheadle, Lenny Kravitz and more have been seen dancing to Mark Jackson's eclectic style. Whether it's a nightclub or private event, be sure to expect the same passion and energy every night.